WWI U-boat commanders

Waldemar Bender

Kapitänleutnant (Crew 4/05)

Successes
8 ships sunk with a total of 21,388 GRT
1 ship damaged with a total of 6,254 GRT

Born:28 Dec 1885 Danzig 
Died:6 Dec 1950 Kiel 


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Ranks

1 Apr 1905 Seekadett
7 Apr 1906 Fähnrich zur See
28 Sep 1908 Leutnant zur See
5 Sep 1911 Oberleutnant zur See
24 Apr 1916 Kapitänleutnant
1 Feb 1925 Korvettenkapitän
1 Jan 1930 Fregattenkapitän

Decorations

 Iron Cross 2nd class
 Iron Cross 1st class
 Hanseatic Cross

U-boat Commands

U 7611 May 1916 - 22 Jan 1917
U 4317 May 1917 - 17 Apr 1918

Notes

No entry found for this officer.

Ships hit by Waldemar Bender

DateU-boat Name of shipTonsNat.
 
17 Oct 1916 U 76 Botnia1,149nw
11 Nov 1916 U 76 Anna Iunknownru
15 Nov 1916 U 76 Koursk (d.)6,254ru
 
4 Jun 1917 U 43 Juno1,169nw
10 Jun 1917 U 43 Haulwen4,032br
11 Jun 1917 U 43 Teviotdale3,847br
19 Jun 1917 U 43 Tunisie3,246fr
18 Sep 1917 U 43 Glenfoyle1,680br
28 Dec 1917 U 43 Magellan6,265fr
 27,642
8 ships sunk (21,388 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,254 tons).


Legend
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Media links


Kaiserliche Marine U-Boote 1914-1918

Dufeil, Yves

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